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RATINGS: 120   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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As the British Empire expanded, English brewers added extra hops to keep beer fresh for increasingly long sea voyages. The beer on board the Mayflower shared this trait. Mayflower IPA puts a descendant’s twist on this style, with a powerful hop profile balanced by plenty of malt character. We use the freshest hops from the Pacific Northwest to give this beer its distinct, piney flavor and delightful, fruity aroma.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jmikolich (1427) - North Ridgeville, Ohio, USA - OCT 28, 2013
Going for the old school bitter IPA, I get that piney resiny flavor, which is good and all but needs some more punch, a thorough dry hopping might be better. Standard IPA. would work well for an intro to the style.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
DrinkEmUpJones (1062) - Georgia, USA - OCT 13, 2013
Hazy gold. mild, yeasty nose. Med bodied, light hop, a little watery on the finish. Closer to an apa in style

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
retinadoc (120) - - AUG 25, 2013
Bottle. Relatively subdued aroma for an IPA. Below average hop flavor and mouth feel for an IPA. Slightly bitter finish. There are much better IPAs out there, both micro and microbreweries.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
argo0 (11316) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 23, 2013
12oz bottle. Small white head atop crystal clear amber body. Aroma is medium sweet, pine, some bread, grapefruit. Taste is moderately sweet, pine, some bread, light lemon. Medium body, fairly resinous.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
max.shelton (18) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 17, 2013
An excellent east coast ipa. Not aggressive in any way for a beer that has a higher abv. Though mostly reliant on a stronger malt character, the hops are quite pronounced, leading to a (rare) balanced ipa.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maverick34 (2159) - New York, USA - JUN 24, 2013
Draught in Plymouth. Orange yellow. Small white head. Bitter hops. OK. Not amazing ...

3.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Slubgob (181) - West Hartford, USA - MAY 18, 2013
Tap into pint glass. Golden in color. Fairly intense hops upfront. Not a lot of malt. Good for hop heads not really my thing

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blklab2007 (1939) - Connecticut, USA - MAY 18, 2013
Bottle poured a golden in color with a thin cap of white head. Aroma has light pine resins, medium bitterness, and perfume. Light mouth feel with medium low carbonation. Flavor has some light supporting malt, medium bitterness, dull citrus, and a hit of perfume.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ernesto987 (3525) - Connecticut, USA - MAY 4, 2013
Malty and piney, clean with a bitter finish, decent but not balanced and odd

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rocbyter (1886) - Waterbury, Connecticut, USA - MAR 27, 2013
Very light floral hop aroma. Cloudy light orange color with a small white head. Moderate grapefruit bitter beginning that fades a little in the finish.


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